Renaissance Grants $3,000 to the Florida Dental Association to Present Oral Health Workshops for the Vulnerable Elderly
... Dr. Allen. "It is vital that we provide dental information for seniors and caretakers
in order to protect the overall health of Florida's vulnerable elderly."
...tion fully supports the Florida Dental Association's efforts to educate the caretakers
of the elderly on the importance of oral health."
Many people 65 y...
Was SIDS the cause of infant deaths even 150 years ago?
... baby during night-time sleep would have been rationalized as accidental smothering or overlaying. Lawmakers attributed smothering deaths to negligent caretakers
and characterized infant-adult bedsharing practices as proof of parental incompetence.
Dr. Kemkes investigated whether 19th century infant deaths a...
Kids Group Scores Obama, Congress in 100 Days Report Card
...opose bailouts and massive reinvestment, we must show them that the best rate of return comes from an investment in our future innovators, workers and caretakers
- our children."
The report card gave high marks to President Obama on the subject of Early Head Start, Head Start and child care.
Children and teenagers at risk for noise-induced hearing loss, warn America's ENT doctors
... committee. "Children and teenagers are not always able to recognize when surrounding noises have reached dangerous levels, and that's why parents and caretakers
need to be aware, in order to teach them how to avoid permanent damage."
In recognition of Better Hearing and Speech Month, which is celebrated in...
Reduce Suffering, Urge Heart Failure Patients and Caregivers
...t failure, and those who care for them, want more attention paid to their psychological needs, a new study finds.
"Heart failure patients and their caretakers
suffer in a variety of ways," said Dr. David Bekelman, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, who wa...
Child Care Center for Patients Opens at OhioHealth
... care, announced today the opening of The Clubhouse, a unique child care center for children of OhioHealth patients to use when their parents or other caretakers
are receiving outpatient medical care at the Westerville Medical Campus. The child care program at OhioHealth is one of just a handful available for h...
New Bill Offers Medicare Reimbursement Fix for Intravenous Immune Globulin
...mmune Deficiency Foundation and the Alliance for Plasma Therapies, already have endorsed the bill via a joint letter of support, and IVIG patients and caretakers
echoed that support while sharing their personal struggles in trying to access IVIG therapy during a briefing for stakeholders today. Special guests a...
Publication in peer-reviewed journal highlights RESPeRATE as effective hypertension treatment
... Gavish, president and CEO, InterCure. "Nurse practitioners are vital in providing the best care possible to patients and we hope that these essential caretakers
will choose to educate patients about the importance of non-drug therapies such as RESPeRATE."
Increased symptoms lead mentally disordered to become victims of violence
...r cognitive resources available to devote to interactions with other people, Teasdale said. Other research suggests that victimization happens because caretakers
may be driven away, leaving the disordered unprotected.
"If the stigma is that those are people we need to protect ourselves from, one of the ways...
New Routes' Immigrant Project 'Egal Shidad' Aims to Solve Somali Mental Health Problems through New Media
...DVDs to help Chinese American seniors overcome cultural, language and navigational barriers and communicate more effectively with their adult children caretakers
and health care providers. Partners are the Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research and Training; Chinatown Service Center and KSCI TV/L...
Rot's unique wood degrading machinery to be harnessed for better biofuels production
...l units amenable to biofuels production. The exceptions are the basidiomycete fungi, which include white-rot and brown-rotwood-decayers and essential caretakers
of carbon in forest systems. In addition, brown-rot fungi have significant economic impact because their ability to wreak havoc with wooden structur...
Slowly-developing primates definitely not dim-witted
...It takes longer to grow a bigger brain, thus leaving immature offspring in need of extra care for longer periods. But larger brains also provide adult caretakers
with "more complex foraging techniques, predator avoidance and social skills," the researchers wrote.
Greater skill allows adults to live longer, w...
'Hellish' hot springs yield greenhouse gas-eating bug
...m to reflect the hellish location of its discovery where it lives in boiling waters filled with chemicals that are toxic to most life forms. The Maori caretakers
of the site, the Tikitere trust, have supported scientific study of the area. The study was conducted while Dunfield was working for GNS Science, a ge...
U of I scientist does nutritional detective work in Botswana
...said. "As a rule, people make an effort to prepare more nutritious meals if children are also eating them."
The elderly Batswana's frequent role as caretakers
of their grandchildren makes it all the more necessary that government policy makers promote good health and nutrition among that group, said Chapman-...
UC's NIH grant brings technology from outer space to playgrounds
of children who are especially susceptible to air pollution (which can lead to increased risks of respiratory disease) will be able to identify locati...
Family Medicine Cabinet: Free, New On-Line Tool Helps Track Your Medication Safety
...k the whole family's medications. Developed
by Drugs.com, the most comprehensive online medicine information web site,
MedNotes will help mothers and caretakers
stay informed about their family's
prescription and over the counter (OTC) drugs, safety news and possible
allergic, food and drug interactions.
Humanitarian Offers $75 Million for Single Dose Sterilization of Cats and Dogs
...make sterilization accessible and affordable worldwide and
aid developing countries where this problem is even greater. According to
Briggs, "many pet caretakers
don't have access to basic veterinary care,
let alone spay/neuter services. As a result, draconian measures, including
poisoning, electrocuting, and s...
University of South Florida expands GE Healthcare relationship
...stems, including patient financial information a nd referrals.
GE will also provide tools for managing electronic medical records and allowing both caretakers
and patients online access to their records. The IT system will be rolled out in USFPG's 12 locations over the next year, GE said....